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David V. Brewer

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This page is about the justice for the Oregon Supreme Court. If you are looking for information on the former Supreme Court of the United States justice, please see David Josiah Brewer.

David V. Brewer
Current Court Information:
Oregon Supreme Court
Title:   Justice
Position:   Position 2
Salary:  $
Active:   2013-2019
Past position:   Judge, Oregon Court of Appeals
Previous chief:   2004-2012
Past term:   1999-2012
Past position 2:   Judge, Lane County Circuit Court, Oregon
Past term 2:   1993-1999
Personal History
Undergraduate:   California State University at Sonoma, 1974
Law School:   University of Oregon School of Law, 1977
Candidate 2012:
Candidate for:  Oregon Supreme Court, Position 2
State:  Oregon
Election information 2012:
Incumbent:  No
Primary date:  May 15, 2012
Primary vote:  99.34%ApprovedA
Election vote:  ApprovedA

David V. Brewer is a justice on the Oregon Supreme Court. He was elected to the court on November 6, 2012. His current term expires on January 1, 2019.[1][2]


Brewer received his B.A. degree in economics from California State University at Sonoma in 1974 and his J.D. from the University of Oregon School of Law in 1977.[1]


Awards and associations


  • 2002-2013: Member, Oregon State Bar Legal Services Task Force
  • 2001-2002: Member, Oregon State Bar Indigent Defense Task Force
  • 1996-1999: Member, Lane County Domestic Violence Council
  • 1995-1999: Member, Council on Court Procedures
  • 1991-1992: President, Lane County Bar Association
  • 1988-1991: Member, Oregon State Bar Practice and Procedure Committee[1]



Brewer was elected after running unopposed for the Position 2 seat on the Oregon Supreme Court in 2012.

At the time of his announcement to run, he said:

I think I can make a positive contribution to the court having been the author of nearly 700 appellate court opinions in more than 12 years of service on the Court of Appeals. . . . I have handled hundreds more cases in the trenches before that as a trial judge on the Lane County Circuit Court. I have a proven record of independence, hard work and commitment to the rule of law in Oregon.[3][4]
See also: Oregon judicial elections, 2012

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